ISO 9001 Certification | Bureau Veritas
More efficiency through certified quality management
In today's competitive world, where continuous performance improvement becomes more and more important, companies are demanding that their business partners and customers meet specific quality and performance criteria. A 9001 certification allows you to demonstrate that you meet such specific requirements. DIN EN ISO certification is a symbol that stands for reliability, quality and customer satisfaction - just like Bureau Veritas. Here are some advantages at a glance:
- Highest quality in all phases of life and areas of the company
- Identification of potentials for cost savings
- Continuous improvement of internal processes and relationships
- More sales potential
CURRENT NOTE: REMOTE AUDITS DURING THE CORONA PANDEMIC
The corona crisis is currently causing great uncertainty among many companies. Especially now, it is essential to maintain business activities in the best possible way while prioritizing the safety and health of staff and customers. This makes it all the more essential to consistently adhere to rules, regulations and standards - these are often required not only by law from the government, but also from business partners by contract. Bureau Veritas audit solutions help you maintain your certification on time. You can find all relevant information here: Remote Audits
ISO 9001 - THE GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED STANDARD FOR QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
With more than one million ISO 9001 certified companies in 178 countries, ISO 9001 is the most widespread ISO standard worldwide. In September 2015, the new version of the quality management standard was published by ISO (International Organization for Standardization). The old ISO 9001:2008 certificates lost their validity as of September 14, 2018.
HOW CAN YOUR ORGANISATION BENEFIT FROM THE ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION?
A certification of the quality management system according to ISO 9001:2015 helps to ensure that customers receive consistent, high-quality products and services. This brings many business benefits such as:
Increasing Efficiency And Reducing Costs
Increased efficiency and cost reduction through process optimization
Improvement Of Customer Satisfaction
Higher customer satisfaction due to improvements in complaint management
Increase In Performance Capability
Enhancing economic performance
Gain of a good reputation, since the company proves its commitment to quality
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION (FAQ)
WHAT IS ISO 9001?
ISO 9001 is an international standard for quality management systems. Since the introduction of the ISO 9000ff series of standards in 1987, more than one million companies in 178 countries have already successfully implemented the certification of their quality management systems according to a QM standard. This series of standards defines the minimum requirements for a quality management system (QM) that an organization must meet.
WHY SHOULD MY COMPANY BE CERTIFIED ACCORDING TO ISO 9001?
ISO 9001 provides a set of rules for a methodical approach. In a continuous improvement process, company procedures are systematically adapted to general and specific customer requirements. Auditors check your management system for compliance with the standards as well as for implementation and effectiveness. After the audit and successful verification by Bureau Veritas Certification as an independent certification company, you will receive a certificate as prove of conformity.
FOR HOW LONG IS MY ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION VALID?
An ISO 9001 certification is valid for 3 years. In September 2015 the new version of the quality management standard ISO 9001 was published by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization). As a result, since September 2018 all ISO 9001:2008 certificates are invalid and can only be maintained by a certification of the new ISO 9001:2015.
WHICH COMPANIES OR INDUSTRIES CAN BE CERTIFIED WITH ISO 9001?
ISO 9001 can be applied in all industries, whether large corporations, medium-sized companies or start-ups - all companies are eligible to be audited. Furthermore, the certification is independent of industry.
WHAT ARE THE MAIN DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ISO 9001:2008 AND THE 2015 REVISION?
The process approach for developing and further improving the effectiveness of the quality management system is now explicitly required in the new ISO 9001:2015. In addition, risk and preventive measures and greater consideration of the context of the organization now play a more important role.
IS ISO 9001 COMPATIBLE WITH OTHER CERTIFICATIONS?
ISO 9001 is compatible with other standards such as OHSAS 18001 certification (occupational health and safety management), ISO 14001 (environmental management) and ISO 50001 (energy management).
ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION AT A GLANCE
The ISO 9001 certification stands for reliability and for an effective instrument to control the quality processes of your business - this benefits certified companies when acquiring new customers or in tendering procedures. By fulfilling the certification requirements within the framework of the regulations, your company confirms its commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Transparent procedures and the continuous improvement process within the company ensure a high level of service quality and enable access to new markets.